Assad Regime Confiscates Farmers’ Crops in Hama Province Under Law 10

Assad regime forces are confiscating agricultural crops in several villages in Hama province in the framework of the implementation of the recently adopted Law No. 10. The Syrian Coalition has earlier warned of the grave implications should the Assad regime puts the controversial legalization into force. According to Smart News Network, members of the Assad regime’s military security branch and paramilitary troops, who are known as shabiha, brought harvesters and began harvesting agricultural crops in several towns and villages northwest of Hama, especially in the towns of Safsafiya and Tureimsa. The Network quoted local sources as saying that Assad’s shabiha … Continue reading Assad Regime Confiscates Farmers’ Crops in Hama Province Under Law 10

President Mustafa Meets Germany’s Syria Envoy & Discuss Ways to Support SIG’s Work in Liberated Areas

President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa met with Germany’s Special Envoy to Syria Nicolai Herman and discussed with him the crimes the Assad regime is committing against civilians as well as the worsening tragedy of the forcibly displaced people and the Coalition’s plan of action in the liberated areas. Mustafa said that there are large a number of displaced persons in northern Aleppo who were displaced from Raqqa, Deir Ezzor, eastern Ghouta, Homs and Qalamoun, pointing out that this caused the area to be very densely populated. Mustafa added that the forcibly displaced people are not receiving sufficient support … Continue reading President Mustafa Meets Germany’s Syria Envoy & Discuss Ways to Support SIG’s Work in Liberated Areas

Demonstrations Continue in Raqqa Demanding PYD Militias Withdrawal

Demonstrations demanding that the militias of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) withdraw from the city continued for the second day on Tuesday. President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa stressed that Syrians would not accept tyranny or terrorist organizations. ‘Al-Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently’ media campaign on Wednesday said that anti-PYD demonstrations continued on Tuesday, adding that they demanded an end to arbitrary arrests and forced recruitment as well as the immediate withdrawal of the PYD militia from the city. The largest demonstrations, which took place in the neighborhoods of Mushallab and Al-Saqia, came under fire by the PYD militia, … Continue reading Demonstrations Continue in Raqqa Demanding PYD Militias Withdrawal

UNHCR: 85% of Syria families in Jordan live below poverty line

Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp which is home to 80,000 Syrian refugees The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Jordan said as many as 85 per cent of the Syrian refugee families in Jordan live below the poverty line. A UNHCR spokesman in Jordan, Mohammed Al-Hawari said that 30,000 Syrian refugee families are threatened with aid cuts if the financial deficit being experience by the organization continues, noting that the Commission has provided only 28 per cent of the Syrian refugees’ response needs in the region during the first half of 2018. Al-Hawari explained that the UNHCR has estimated … Continue reading UNHCR: 85% of Syria families in Jordan live below poverty line

Syrian Coalition President Meets Dutch Envoy & Discusses with him Assad Crimes Against Civilians

President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa met the Dutch Special Envoy to Syria Gerard Steeghs and discussed with him the war crimes being committed by the Assad regime and the Iranian terrorist militias against the civilians in Syria. The meeting discussed prospects for reinvigorating the UN-led political process in Geneva as both sides stressed the need to work for a political solution in accordance with the Geneva Communique of 2012 and UN Security Council resolution 2254 and achieve a comprehensive political transition in Syria. President Mustafa condemned allowing the Assad regime to take over the rotational presidency of the … Continue reading Syrian Coalition President Meets Dutch Envoy & Discusses with him Assad Crimes Against Civilians

Syrian Coalition Slams Assad Regime’s Presidency of UN-backed Conference on Disarmament & Urges Boycott

The Syrian Coalition denounced the Assad regime’s presidency of the UN-backed disarmament forum on chemical & nuclear weapons, saying it would will be “a shock for the conscience of humanity and a betrayal for the victims of these chemical attacks” numbering over 200. In a letter sent Saturday to 18 countries, President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa called for a boycott of the forum during the four weeks of Assad’s presidency. The letter was sent to the governments of the United States, Britain, Turkey, Germany, France, Canada, Japan, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, Switzerland, Finland, New … Continue reading Syrian Coalition Slams Assad Regime’s Presidency of UN-backed Conference on Disarmament & Urges Boycott

President Mustafa Meets with Turkey’s FM & Emphasizes Continued Mutual Relations

President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa met with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Thursday and discussed with him the latest political and field developments in Syria. Mustafa emphasized the strong, strategic relationship with Turkey that is based on continued support for the Syrian Coalition and its institutions, particularly the Syrian Interim Government (SIG) as he stressed the importance of empowering SIG in the liberated areas. Mustafa also stressed the need to consolidate the ceasefire and reinvigorate the negotiating process in Geneva in order to achieve a comprehensive political transition in accordance with … Continue reading President Mustafa Meets with Turkey’s FM & Emphasizes Continued Mutual Relations